58th Fighter Squadron

Excessive landing speed, issues with Software, Helmet and Oxygen and ineffective simulator training behind last May F-35A crash at Eglin

Excessive landing speed, issues with Software, Helmet and Oxygen and ineffective simulator training behind last May F-35A crash at Eglin

Excessive landing speed was the primary cause of the F-35A crash though faulty flight control logic, issues with helmet-mounted display,… Read More

3 years ago

F-35A spotted nose-down on runway at Eglin AFB after in-flight emergency

The F-35A experienced an in-flight emergency and returned to base. The aircraft landed safely and parked when the front nose… Read More

6 years ago

SECOND U.S. NAVAL AVIATOR SELECTED TO DUAL QUALIFY IN THE U.S. NAVY’S F-35C AND THE USAF F-35A

Lt. Cmdr. Escher was selected to fly the Air Force’s variant because of his knowledge and experience across a wide… Read More

7 years ago